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  6/19/2012, Sivan 29, 5772

Egypt: Shafiq Team Claims Victory

Spokesman of Egyptian Presidential Candidate Ahmed Shafiq claims Shafiq won 51.5% of the vote, 500,000 votes more than rival Mohammed Mursei received. Spokesman Ahmed Sarhan announced at a press conference, “Shafiq is the next President of Egypt.” (Maariv)